Papers, 1940-1967.


Papers, 1940-1967.

Manuscripts of published books and essays, often in several versions by Lednicki; notes to lectures on Russian and Polish literature and culture; materials concerning his political activities; and course outlines in Slavic Studies from his Harvard and Berkeley periods. Official correspondence with American scholarly institutions, foundations, societies, and universities; letters from publishers and editors of scholarly journals; Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America and the Kosciuszko Foundation; and correspondence with members of the Polish Government-in-Exile. Hundreds of letters relating to his scholarly interests and reflecting his wide contact with the academic world in the United States, Belgium, and Poland; and extensive correspondence with Polish writers and Russian emigre circles. Correspondents with Polish writers including Julian Tuwim, Jozef Wittlin, Jan Lechon, Kazimierz Wierzynski, and Maria Dabrowska; Polish scholars including Stanisław Pigon, Julian Krzyzanowski, Zbigniew Folejewski, Konrad Gorski, Oscar Halecki, and Wiktor Weintraub; American and European scholars including Samuel H. Cross, George Rapall Noyes, Frank M. Schoell, Claude Backvis, Ettore Lo Gatto, Roman Jacobson, Mikhail Karpovich, and Gleb Struve; and Polish political figures including Marian Kukiel, Stanisław Kot, Henryk Strassburger, Stefan Ropp, Stanisław Stronski, Władysław Günter, and August Zaleski.

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